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It's easier to get inside a character's head when the story is told first-person, and Bear does this very well.
The book was not perfect - there were some scenes towards the middle where it dragged a bit, and the end seemed a bit too rushed and confusing.
The dialogue is just so so, and books can't get away with characters that you don't care about quite like movies can.
I’ve read most of Bear’s books and only rarely have I been disappointed. His imagination knows no bounds. His knowledge of physics and the universe is deep. And wide. Read morePublished 27 days ago by William
What an absolutely cracking read! A fast paced action/mystery set on a deep space seed ship with a theme slightly reminiscent of Christopher Nolan's excellent film `Memento'... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Willy Eckerslike
I very rarely read science-fiction of this kind and I frankly cannot remember why I bought this book by Greg Bear… Maybe the cryptic title? Read morePublished 2 months ago by xi'an
In his classic work "The Sound and the Fury," William Faulkner explored "stream of consciousness" story telling in a way that left most of his contemporary readers both confused... Read morePublished 3 months ago by R. P. Cotta Jr.
One of my favorite themes in SciFi is divergent humanity. This book portrays humanity so divergent it would be barely recognizable but for the skillful portrayal of the characters. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Tracy B. Teagarden
Entertaining sci-fi on familiar theme (spaceship heading off to colonize new planet).Published 7 months ago by Melinda Maidens
Guy wakes up. Guy runs for his life through many fantastical environments chased by endlessly weird beasts. Much is unexplained. Maybe nothing is explained. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Js Banks